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ATEN Altusen KH2508A: 2-console 8-port Cat 5 High-Density KVM Switch

US$700.85 US$619.99
(You save US$80.86)

ATEN Altusen KH2508A: 2-console 8-port Cat 5 High-Density KVM Switch

US$700.85 US$619.99
(You save US$80.86)
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Product Description

The ATEN KH2508A KVM switch is a control unit that allows IT administrators to access and control multiple computers from two PS/2 or USB KVM consoles (one bus). Operators working at up to two consoles can independently and simultaneously take control of up to 8 computers. By daisy chaining up to 31 additional switches, as many as 256 computers can be controlled from the original KVM consoles.
This switch has been designed with unique and powerful features that enable administrators to manage their entire server room and data center devices easily and conveniently.

For example, the advanced Adapter ID feature stores the Adapter Cable's configuration information – such as its ID, port name, OS, keyboard language, etc. This feature allows administrators to relocate servers to different ports without having to reconfigure the adapters . Other advances found with these switches includes enhanced video quality – extending the distance to the servers to up to 50 m at a resolution of 1280 x 1024.*With KVM Adapter Cable KA7000 series
A KH2508A installation provides one of the best, and most economical, solutions ATEN offers to the SMB market. There is no better way to save time, space, and money than with a KH2508A KVM switch.

Patent No.

CN ZL 98252015.8 , DE 29903667.7 , TW 194030 , US 6160543 , CN ZL 02122202.9 , TW 183765 , US 7386584 , US 7640289 , DE 102004017843 , JP 3917598 , TW I276963 , CN ZL 200410008850.2 , US 7415552 , CN ZL 200410031689.0 , TW I237762 , DE 102004019107 , US 7613854 , CN ZL 200410042771.3 , TW I269992 , GB 2412456 , FR 0500514 , US 7584309 , JP 4456936

Package Contents
  • 1x KH2508A Cat 5 High-Density KVM Switch
  • 1x Firmware Upgrade Cable
  • 1x Power Cord
  • 1x Grounding Wire
  • 1x Rack Mount Kit
  • 1x Foot Pad Set (4 pcs.)
  • 1x User Manual
  • 1x Quick Start Guide
  • Two KVM consoles independently and simultaneously control up to 8 directly connected computers
  • By daisy chaining up to 31 additional KH2508A switches, as many as 256 computers can be controlled from the original KVM console
  • Console conversion – any type of KVM console can control any type of computer; mixed combinations (PS/2&USB) supported on both the KVM console and computer sides
  • Superior Video Quality- Supports the video resolutions up to 1600x1200@60Hz for up to 40 meters, and 1280x1024@75 Hz for up to 50 meters *With KVM Adapter Cable KA7000 series
  • Configue port access rights for users on a port - by - port basis
  • Diversified port operation mode enables flexible computer management – Occupy, Exclusive and share modes
  • Three port selection methods: Manual (via front panel pushbuttons), Hotkey, and multi-language OSD (On Screen Display)
  • Multiplatform support – PC, Mac, Sun, and serial
  • Multiple User Accounts -Supports up to 10 user and 1 administrator accounts
  • Two-Level Password Security- Supports one administrator and ten user profiles. Strong password protection prevents unauthorized accessing to the installation
  • Auto Scan mode enables continuous monitoring of user-selected computers
  • Broadcast Mode sends commands from the console to all computers – allowing you to perform operations (such as software installation, upgrades, shutdowns, etc.), on them simultaneously
  • Adapter ID
  • Firmware Upgradeable


Direct 8
Max. 256 (via Daisy Chain)
Port Selection OSD (On Screen Display);
Hotkeys, Pushbutton Switches
Connectors Console Ports Keyboard 2 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Purple);
2 x USB Type A Female
Video 2 x HDB-15 Female (Blue)
Mouse 2 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Green);
2 x USB Type A Female (White)
KVM Ports 8 x RJ-45 Female
In 1 x DB-25 Female (Black)
Out 1 x DB-25 Male (Black)
F/W Upgrade 1 x RJ-11 Female
Power 1 x 3-prong AC socket
Switches Port Selection 8 x Pushbutton
Console Selection 2 x Pushbutton
Reset 1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton
F/W Upgrade 1 x Slide
Power 1 x Rocker
LEDs Port On Line 8 (Green)
Selected 8 (Orange)
Console 2 (Orange)
Power 1 (Blue)
Station ID 1 x 7-segment LED display (Orange)
Emulation Keyboard PS/2; USB
Mouse PS/2; USB
Scan Interval 1-255 Seconds
Video 1600 x 1200 @ 60 Hz (40m);
1280 x 1024 @ 75 Hz (50m)
I/P Rating 100–240 VAC; 50/60 Hz; 1A
Power Consumption 120V/7.2W; 230V/8.6W
Environment Operating Temp. 0-50°C
Storage Temp. -20-60°C
Humidity 0-80% RH, Non-condensing
Physical Properties Housing Metal
Weight 2.81 kg
( L x W x H )
43.72 x 16.36 x 4.40 cm
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